Where to start when launching a digital soap brand: the case of Ecover

Students from the Compass Schoolab program

Where to start when launching a digital soap brand: the case of Ecover

Business Innovation Strategy Management

As part of the “Deplastify the Planet” class, my team and I were assigned to work with Ecover, a Belgian company that manufactures ecologically sound cleaning products, to create an elevated experience for packaging free soaps.

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Schoolab team working in their offices and chatting

In Vietnam, a youth leadership to deplastify the planet

Business Innovation Strategy Management

Created in August 2019, Deplastify The Planet (DTP) is a one-of-a-kind project-based class offered jointly by UC Berkeley (SCET) and Schoolab where students work with companies on real-life challenges. With a single goal in mind: “deplastify & regenerate” the planet. Each team of students is paired with a corporate partner and spends the entirety of the semester brainstorming, building, testing, and solving the environmental and social challenges.

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100 of students clapping at the end of a Schoolab hackathon

5 good reasons to move from an innovation consulting firm to an innovation studio

Business Innovation Strategy Management

Innovation has become a real engine of growth and stock market value in the image of Amazon. Many companies now want to improve their competitiveness by using an external innovation consulting firm.

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The conference room in Schoolab

3 essential skills for the innovators of tomorrow

Business Innovation Strategy Management

In recent years, and even more now due to the pandemic, post-graduation life has been difficult for young innovators and entrepreneurs. Indeed, standing out on the job market has become an impossible task.

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Students listening to the new challenges in the CPI

A digital innovation journey: in the heart of Tokyo’s Shibuya Scramble Square, from Paris with love

Business Innovation Strategy Management

After years of exchanging with various contacts and stakeholders, things suddenly took off in the second half of 2019, with 3 events in 6 months.

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The offices of one of Schoolab's startups

Digital Education: 4 Tips to create online learning events

Business Innovation Strategy Management

Schoolab had been commissioned by BPIFrance (the sovereign fund of the French government) to organize a week-long learning expedition in the Bay Area for some of France’s top deep tech scientists-entrepreneurs to learn from the Silicon Valley ecosystem.

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Students thinking about a solution to a challenge in the Deplastify the planet program

Predicting the future: 3 key take aways from a design fiction workshop

Business Innovation Strategy Management

For the past two months, Schoolab has been conducting an introductory workshop to Design Fiction "your life after Covid-19" focusing on challenged industries. Participants spanned many organizations, age groups, and across continents.

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An entrepreneur pitching his startup

How to choose well your startup incubator?

Business Innovation Strategy Management

Entrepreneurship and the creation of startups are on the rise. In 10 years, France has seen the birth of dozens of startup incubators.

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Students visiting startup incubators in Station F

Innovation: How to divide by half product development time ?

Business innovative Products

New product development: how to launch products and innovations faster? Lean Startup theories or rapid prototyping methods have completely changed the way innovative projects are launched.

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Someone creating a design on a board in a design thinking workshop

5 ideas for remote ice-breakers

Training innovation management

As Remote Work is becoming more widespread for many companies, and more and more training, meetings and workshops are now taking place 100% online.

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